Author: Brad LaPlante

Brad started out interviewing bands in 2014. Before that, he worked for a few music sites that never ended up working out. Now, Brad helped launch Square One with a heavy emphasis on credible journalism.

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Silver Age win 2017’s Ernie Ball competition

Silver Age win 2017’s Ernie Ball competition

Bedford, Michigan bad boys Silver Age just beat out 17,000 bands to win this year's Vans Warped Tour Ernie Ball competition (via Alternative Press). ...
Listen to Sleep On It’s highly-anticipated lead single, “Distant”

Listen to Sleep On It’s highly-anticipated lead single, “Distant”

After a full year of hyping a new full-length album release, Sleep On It, are releasing a brand new album this fall/winter. The album will be titled O...
Taylor Swift is “…Ready For It” in thrilling new single

Taylor Swift is “…Ready For It” in thrilling new single

Taylor Swift has released yet another new song this week. This one is titled "...Ready For It" and will be on her forthcoming album, Reputation, due o...
Album Review: Lorde – ‘Melodrama’

Album Review: Lorde – ‘Melodrama’

I'm not going to sit here and tell you I'm the biggest fan of Lorde. I liked maybe two or three songs from her debut Pure Heroine but that's the exten...
Album Review: Figure It Out – ‘Silence Isn’t Golden’

Album Review: Figure It Out – ‘Silence Isn’t Golden’

Figure It Out is most likely a band you're more likely to find from them following your Twitter or Instagram account. My circumstance was the same. I ...
Interview: Silver Age

Interview: Silver Age

Detroit-ish pop-punk band Silver Age talked with SquareOne correspondent Brad LaPlante about their new album, Excellency Music Fest, and more. Watch i...
Album Review: PVRIS – ‘All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell’

Album Review: PVRIS – ‘All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell’

For the last two or three months, I've been thinking about the future of pop music and pop bands alike. Clearly the 1975 have received a lot of mainst...
Angels & Airwaves look back at first album with reworked acoustic version of “The Adventure”

Angels & Airwaves look back at first album with reworked acoustic version of “The Adventure”

It's time for Tom Delonge to make some headlines. Angels & Airwaves are celebrating their 2006 debut album, We Don't Need To Whisper, by releasing...
Stand Atlantic emerge with infectious “Sidewinder” single

Stand Atlantic emerge with infectious “Sidewinder” single

Australian pop/rock outfit Stand Atlantic are premiering a brand new music video for their insanely good single, "Sidewinder." The track is taken from...
Stacked Like Pancakes share colorful video for “Renegade”

Stacked Like Pancakes share colorful video for “Renegade”

Pop-rock ska group Stacked Like Pancakes are unveiling a new music video for "Renegade" from their latest album, This Is Us. Watch the video below. ...
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